This Easter weekend 8 intrepid Hamptoneers will be competing in the Devizes to Westminster canoe and kayak race (DW).
Barnet, Jenny, Peter and late entrant Mike will be racing K1’s in the 4 day race, together with Dan and John in a K2.
Tony and Richard are racing in the non-stop event in a C2.
See below for details on their boat numbers to track them online.
Singles and Endeavour (starts Friday 14th and finishes Monday 17th)
Peter Loy – Viper 51, race number 736
Mike (Peter) Channon – Viper 51, race number 774
Jenny John Chuan – Viper 55, race number 737
Dan / John – Rorqual, race number 611
Barnet – own boat, race number 754
Non-stop Doubles (starts on Saturday 15th and finishes Sunday 16th)
Tony and Richard – own canoe, race number 332
All crews will have trackers which can be followed on the DW website (tracking pages now live) http://www.dwrace.org.uk/ . There are separate links for mobile devices.
Below are provisional timings we are using for the support crew when the first K1’s (Peter/Mike) will be coming through.
The non-stop paddlers will pass by Hampton early on Sunday morning (approx 8:30am but check progress on the tracker) to make the high tide at Teddington.
|Devizes to Newbury|
|Crofton Pumping Station||11.15|
|Newbury Leisure Centre||14.15|
|Newbury to Marlow|
|Marsports (Dreadnought Reach)||11.15|
Sunday 16th April
|Marlow to Thames Young Mariners|
|Bell Weir / Runneymede||11.15|
|Thames Young Mariners||14.45|
Monday 17th April
|Thames Young Mariners to Westminster|